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Special Features


We invited 2016 Walt Whitman winner Mai Der Vang to curate a five-part series that will highlight a small community of Hmong American poets whose voices enrich and bring greater diversity to the literary landscape of this country. Each month, Vang will feature a poem by and discussion with a Hmong American poet as a way to showcase their work and explore the themes that drive them to write.

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In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, we commissioned fifty poets to write poems about a park in each of the fifty states for the project Imagine Our Parks with Poems.

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Jul 2016 Summer Reading Recommendations Reading Guides
Apr 2015 Watch a Poetry Movie for National Poetry Month
Feb 2014 Piñero: The Movie Poetry Movies
Jul 2004 Sylvia: The Movie Poetry Movies
Feb 2014 Henry Fool Poetry Movies
Feb 2001 Big Bad Love Poetry Movies
Jul 2004 Tom & Viv: The Movie Poetry Movies
Feb 2014 Poetic Justice: The Movie Poetry Movies
Feb 2014 Shakespeare in Love Poetry Movies
Jan 2000 Four Weddings and a Funeral Poetry Movies